Published in Elder Law Weekly, September 27th, 2006
According to recent research from Italy, "Some patients with right ventricular (RV) apical pacing show contractile asynchrony of the left ventricle. Whether the asynchrony is due to RV pacing or was a pre-existing condition remains unknown."
"The aim of this study, was to evaluate how much pacing from the RV apex affects left ventricular (LV) electromechanical activation and to assess whether the extent of LV asynchrony during RV pacing can be predicted by clinical, electrocardiographic, or...
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